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Second Annual Aging Gracefully Expo Scheduled Sept 23rd

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley and the South Dakota State University Extension Office are reminding South Dakotans the Second Annual Aging Gracefully Expo (AGE) will kick-off at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The Rushmore Plaza Civic Center will be the host site for this year’s webcast presentations starting at...
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Randy Rinehart Benefit Supper and Auction in Highmore, September 23, 2017

HIGHMORE SD –  A group of friends and neighbors are planning a benefit for Randy Rinehart to help defray medical expenses for a recent kidney transplant.  A benefit supper at 5pm and auction at 7pm followed by musical entertainment will be held September 23, 2017 at the Hyde County Memorial Auditorium in Highmore.  ...
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TF Riggs Royalty Selected at Coronation Last-night in Pierre

PIERRE SD – The Pierre Homecoming Coronation took place last-night with the crowning of the King and Queen and burning of the letters.  The Pierre High School Homecoming King & Queen – Peyton Zabel & Alexandria Allison. (Photos Courtesy of Plooster Photography) The Pierre Homecoming Parade will be this evening at 7 pm. There...
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Jones County Fatal Crash

MURDO, S.D. – Two people died Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Murdo. The names of the individuals involved are not being released pending notification of family members. The 2013 Freightliner was traveling eastbound on Interstate 90 when it entered the median and went into the westbound lanes of Interstate 90. The...
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Pierre Police Arrest Pierre Man for 3rd DUI

PIERRE SD – Statement from Pierre Police Captain Jason Jones: On Saturday 9-16 at 7:54 pm Pierre Police responded to a collision near Vista Loop / Vista Ridge Place. Upon arrival Officers identified the driver of a 2009 Honda Accord as 72 year old male, Kenneth Osberg of Pierre. The investigation determined that Osberg...
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Wind Cave National Park Wildfire Now Completely Contained

HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) – Firefighters have completely contained a wildfire that burned more than 2,100 acres in Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota. The National Park Service says firefighters had the blaze 100 percent contained Saturday morning. The fire started with a lightning strike last Monday. Rain and cooler weather helped...
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Special Olympian Gets Garth’s Guitar

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A lucky teenager has a special piece of memorabilia from country music star Garth Brooks’ concert in Sioux Falls. Nineteen-year-old Haylie Weber and her mom were in the sixth row for Brooks’ Saturday show at the Sanford Premier Center when he spotted her sign which read ‘This Special Olympic...
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CMS Reveals New Medicare Card Design

WASHINGTON DC – Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) gave the public its first look at the newly designed Medicare card. The new Medicare card contains a unique, randomly-assigned number that replaces the current Social Security-based number. CMS will begin mailing the new cards to people with Medicare benefits in April...
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Water Restriction for city of Fort Pierre will be lifted Friday Sept 15th

FORT PIERRE SD – On behalf of West River/Lyman Jones (WR/LJ) Rural Water, they would like to thank the City of Fort Pierre for implementing water conservation measures this summer to help the system make it through the extreme drought. The City’s efforts had a significant impact on reducing daily peak flows. WR/LJ is...
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Traditional Arts Demonstration Day Sept. 23 at Cultural Heritage Center

PIERRE, S.D. — Four American Indian traditional artists will be demonstrating their work on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. The free event, hosted by the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society, runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CDT. Refreshments will be served, and there is free admission to...
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